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System Facilitates Research of Cell Cultures Using a Microscope

January 22, 2009 5:42 am | Carl Zeiss Microimaging, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With Definite Focus, the company offers a system for the Axio Observer.Z1 that can be used not only for the research of cell cultures in many biomedical applications, e.g. cell biology, pharmacology, molecular genetics, developmental biology and the neurosciences, but also in basic research.

Brush DC Motor Features Optimized Coreless Design

January 22, 2009 5:42 am | Portescap | Product Releases | Comments

Athlonix high-power density, compact, high-efficiency endurance, brush DC motors deliver high speed-to-torque performance in a compact lighter weight package (15 to 53 grams depending on frame size) with output power up to 9 watts.

Low Profile Piezo Driven Rotary Stage

January 22, 2009 5:42 am | Steinmeyer, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The model DT 65-LM ultra compact precision positioning rotary stage offers a sleek low profile design with an overall height of 25 mm and length of 105 mm. This rotary stage weighs only 0.35 kg, but can support loads up to 80 Newtons.


Connectors Designed With Biatec Quick Termination

January 21, 2009 6:24 am | Binder Usa | Product Releases | Comments

M8 field attachable connectors are equipped with Biatec quick termination technology. The Series 768 connectors with Biatec termination provide easy assembly in the field with only basic tools required.

Temperature Recorder Has Backlit LCD Display

January 21, 2009 6:24 am | Omega Eng. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The OM-CP-RTDTEMP2000 is a precision RTD temperature recorder with backlit LCD display. The unit is powered by a 9 V battery with a typical life of 1 year at a 1 min reading rate with the display off. An optional AC adapter is available for continuous use with the display and backlight on.

Cleanroom Hand Dryer Provides Fast, Safe Drying

January 21, 2009 6:24 am | Terra Universal Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The PureDry cleanroom hand dryer helps eliminate contamination problems by reducing the number of airborne particles and germs that settle on PC board, chemical solutions, biological cultures, and other particle sensitive materials.

Connectors Feature Removable Crimp Contacts for Increased Versatility

January 20, 2009 6:47 am | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

A family of rectangular, micro miniature connectors, tested in accordance with ESA specifications, are offered.

Processor Provides Over 20 Easy-to-Use Features to Improve OEM Machine Designs

January 20, 2009 6:47 am | Performance Motion Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Recent advancements of the Magellan family and its accompanying Pro-Motion and C-Motion software tools give designers a way to quickly incorporate motion control functionality into their demanding machine designs.


Hexagonal Posts Offered for Fastening, Standoff

January 20, 2009 6:47 am | Misumi Usa, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Small diameter (4.0 to 5.5 mm), RoHS-compliant hex posts, in 303 stainless with one end tapped and one end threaded or both ends tapped, are available in lengths from 5.0 to 20 mm and configurable in 1.0-mm increments. They allow the ideal dimensional standoff for a particular design.

Plastic Dissipates Heat, Increases Life of LED Units

January 19, 2009 4:05 am | Cool Polymers, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A thermally conductive plastic, CoolPoly, has been developed expressly for managing the heat output of increasingly popular light emitting diodes (LEDs).

Toggle Switches Offered in Single/Double Pole Models

January 19, 2009 4:05 am | Nkk Switches | Product Releases | Comments

S Series locking lever, medium capacity electromechanical toggle switches are offered in single pole and double pole models, both with two or three maintained positions. They are available as single throw or double circuits and the electrical capacity ranges from 15 to 20 A @ 125 VAC.

Power Supplies Feature Flexible Outputs

January 19, 2009 4:05 am | Power Sources Unlimited Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The PM300 Series of AC/DC power supplies offer a compact and performance packed design with full compliance to worldwide EN60101-1 medical safety standards. The series has a universal 90-264 VAC input and single, dual, triple, or quad outputs, ranging from 3.3 to 48 VDC.

Acrylic Sheet Helps Put the Best Face on Flat-Panel Display

January 14, 2009 9:26 am | by Antoinette Spages | Articles | Comments

The Project: Eliminate the issues that exist with the uncoated acrylic over the LCD flat-panel display on a cosmetic system. The Solution: Use an abrasion-resistant optical-grade acrylic sheet that functions like glass, but is significantly lighter and more durable.


Taking a PEEK at Material Options for Orthopedics

January 14, 2009 9:26 am | by Amy Kinbrum | Articles | Comments

The orthopedics market is dominated by metal materials used for implants. While these options offer an excellent level of healthcare for patients requiring such devices, they certainly are not the absolute best answer to replicate natural bone.


Scanning to Achieve the Human Touch

January 14, 2009 9:26 am | by Kristine Spangard | Articles | Comments

The Project: Fabricate artificial finger prostheses with lifelike accuracy for partial finger amputees. The Solution: Use a laser scanning system that enables a 3D digital CAD model to be created so that custom solutions may be designed. By Kristine Spangard Kristine Spangard, M.S.


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